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Opening Day Recap of BIO 2015: What the Official Bloggers Have to Say

BIO Official Blogger

Today, our BIO Official Bloggers, writers who are on top of the biotechnology beat, released their first statements about their experience at the BIO International Convention. Here is what they want to share: Informa’s BIO2015 blog Lisa LaMotta reports on the 2015 Beyond Borders report, written by the consulting firm E&Y, which was released at the BIO Convention today. This report highlights the strength and the potential growth of the biotech industry. LaMotta captures the Read More >

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Welcome to Philadelphia and to BIO 2015!

Jim Greenwood

Over the course of the next few days, you will have the opportunity to hear from leaders from across our industry and to make the types of connections and partnerships that will take your business and your science to the next level. I am particularly looking forward to a wide ranging conversation with legendary journalist Tom Brokaw and a keynote session on digital health and the future of medical innovation with Dr. Eric Topol. We also Read More >

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BIO Innovation Zone Company Snapshots: Iron Horse Diagnostics and Nimbic Systems

BIO Innovation Zone

This week in Philadelphia at the BIO International Convention, BIO is partnering with the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the National Science Foundation (NSF) to host the 2nd annual, newly-expanded BIO Innovation Zone. The Zone, which opens tomorrow, will feature Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) funded early-stage biotech companies. The SBIR/STTR program provides U.S. federal funding to small businesses engaged in research with the potential for commercialization. Each of the companies has been rigorously vetted through the SBIR/STTR review process Read More >

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BIO Innovation Zone Company Snapshots: Aciont Inc. and TF Health Co.

BIO Innovation Zone

This week in Philadelphia at the BIO International Convention, BIO is partnering with the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the National Science Foundation (NSF) to host the 2nd annual, newly-expanded BIO Innovation Zone. The Zone, which opens tomorrow, will feature Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) funded early-stage biotech companies. The SBIR/STTR program provides U.S. federal funding to small businesses engaged in research with the potential for commercialization. Each of the companies has been rigorously vetted through the SBIR/STTR review process Read More >

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JPM-MCS and Industry Day

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The Joint Project Manager for Medical Countermeasure Systems (JPM-MCS), a program within the Department of Defense (DoD), is coming to the 2015 BIO International Convention with a mission: to find new ways to work with the private sector to combat chemical and biological threats. JPM-MCS provides U.S. military forces — and the nation — with safe, effective, and innovative medical solutions to counter chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear (CBRN) threats. This program plays a vital Read More >

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